The only action your lips will get on the first date is slurping up noodles and practicing your Mandarin.
It should go without saying that if you’ve got a crush on a boy or girl from another culture, the last thing you should do is smack talk their country, cuisine, language, or culture.
In the first frame, an American couple is shown kissing in public, while back at home, the American man slaps his female companion.
In the second frame, a Japanese man strikes a woman in public, while behind closed doors they embrace.
The options in Taiwan are endless: painting class, a brewery tour, and skydiving. Enjoy your date’s company and move at a speed they’re comfortable with in the relationship. Just try not to look so flustered when you can’t remember the Mandarin for “Can I see you again? Overcoming the language barrier is not always easy, but a worthwhile thing to achieve.
This is pretty much a great tip for anyone in any culture as it brings two people closer together.
Whether it’s calligraphy, language, cooking, or skateboarding, learn about your date’s hobbies and have fun teaching him/her yours.
The cartoon, posted by Japanese illustrator Yosimichi Iwhata on Jan. S., Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong in public and in private, and has already gained nearly 7,000 likes and over 2,500 shares on Facebook.My next point has been reiterated time and again on my articles because it really is a part of daily life: don’t plug your nose and scream in pain when you and your date walk by a stinky tofu stand.In fact, if you’re aiming to impress, take a big whiff and remark on how delicious it smells. But don’t be Obvious Ollie when you hold your breath.) Plan a fun date where you can share a little bit of your own culture with your date.In the third frame, a Taiwanese couple is shown kissing in exactly the same manner both in public and private, while in the final frame, a Hong Kong woman is seen hitting her man both in public and private.In an interview with the Hong Kong website We Media01, Iwhata said his illustration reflects the cultural differences of other countries: Americans are "sweet" while in public, but are chauvinistic at home; Japanese are macho in public, but at home are actually sweet in private; and Taiwanese are sweet whether they are outside or inside.
Taiwanese people prefer to be introduced to a potential date by someone they know and trust.